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ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations

Details

Friday, 8 March 2019
12:30pm to 2:00pm

RSM
Level 6, 340 Adelaide Street
BRISBANE QLD 4000

CPD Hours

1.5

Cost (Inc GST)

$62.00 Member
$85.00 Subscriber
$92.00 Non-member


This briefing is now fully booked. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist for notification of any cancellations, please contact Natalie via natalie.hosking@governanceinstitute.com.au.


Understanding the scope, nature and implications of changes

Following extensive public consultation and national debate, the Fourth Edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, will be ready for release in early 2019. Governance Institute of Australia is a founding member of the ASX Corporate Governance Council. We invite you to an unmissable national briefing series, which examines the changes and revisions to the principles and recommendations around values, culture and conduct. At a time when culture, ethics and governance have been at the centre of national discussion, the impetus for the revisions is clear. However, the debate around scope of the review and the possibly prescriptive nature of recommendations has been robust. What will the Fourth Edition deliver?

Key insights

  • Examining the changes to the ASX Corporate Governance Principles
  • Preparing to disclose against the revised Principle 3
  • New and amended recommendations
  • Related Listing Rule changes
  • The expanding scope and expectations of companies' governance, risk and compliance practices
  • "If not, why not” vs prescriptive recommendations
  • Impact on board roles, responsibilities, accountability and function
  • Culture, values and remuneration
  • Crossovers between current legislative reform and the changes to the principles and recommendations

Who should attend?

  • Board members
  • Company secretaries
  • C-Suite
  • Heads of governance
  • General counsels
  • Lawyers
  • Senior governance and risk management professionals

Speaker

Chair: Neil Waldron, Sales Director, Nasdaq Corporate Services, Australia & New Zealand

Neil Waldron has many years of capital markets experience focused on both institutional investor relations and governance. He began working for Nasdaq Corporate Services in 2015 following work with nearmap and as Head of Investor Relations at IQ3 Corp. Neil brings the valuable perspective of working within an ASX listed entity combined with insights derived from working with Nasdaq’s many ASX listed Corporate Services clients.

Vicki Clarkson FGIA FCIS, Company Secretary & GM Corporate Governance, Bank of Queensland

Vicki is currently the Company Secretary & GM Corporate Governance at Bank of Queensland, providing strategic governance advice to Board and Management and oversight of corporate governance frameworks. A corporate lawyer with over 15 years’ experience, Vicki has worked with a number of large listed companies including Flight Centre, Aurizon and Shine Corporate.

Priscilla Bryans FGIA FCIS, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Priscilla advises on issues related to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and ASX Listing Rules. She works with clients in industries including financial services, insurance, mining, energy and resources, retail, telecommunications and transport. Clients benefit from Priscilla’s expertise on directors’ duties, director and senior executive remuneration, shareholder meetings, continuous and periodic disclosure obligations, directors’ deeds, capital management and corporate governance matters (including substantial experience developing policies and charters).

Catherine Maxwell FGIA FCIS, Executive Manager, Policy & Advocacy, Governance Institute of Australia

Catherine has a strong background in governance and policy gained at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, the ASX Corporate Governance Council, ASX, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Financial Services Council. Qualified as a lawyer, she has also held roles as a company secretary with The Cancer Council NSW, NPP Australia Limited and Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Streets Limited.

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